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IT Senior Application Development Innovation Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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At Optum, we are focused on doing things that have not been done yet; helping improve lives in ways that were unthinkable. Do you enjoy working with an elite team, empowered to do your best? If so, please consider this your opportunity to see your ideas come to life. Optum is known for its innovative approach to health care, and the Catalyst team is leading the charge. We work with business teams and emerging technologies to ideate and build disruptive solutions to fix healthcare. We use state of the art artificial intelligence, vision, voice, and other technologies to solve problems which have plagued healthcare for decades. The Catalyst team turns The Art of the Possible into The Start of the Possible and we need a bright, curious, adaptable, and driven senior engineer to lead and support a small, elite team of data scientists and full stack developers.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work with both the prototype and scale teams to balance the need for development speed with minimizing technical debt in choosing technical capabilities
  • Act a senior developer on projects, taking on the more complex or new technology-focused capabilities
  • Collaborate with the program lead to understand / influence solution needs
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to architectural solutions
  • Research and find open source or third party capabilities or data to use in projects and deliver faster / better
  • Ensure alignment of solutions with program and technical goals / objectives including performance, reliability, and availability
  • Identify and quantify scope and impact of program changes on systems
  • Facilitate / lead / participate in identification of solution options and features
  • Communicate solution options to program owners / stakeholders (e.g. architecture reviews)
  • Incorporate software and system architecture (e.g. infrastructure, network) into conceptual designs
  • Identify gaps between established standards and proposed solutions, and document exceptions for the scale teams
  • Deliver all project deliverables on scope, on time and on budget
  • Act as technical lead for a small team of prototype developers with dotted line accountability


Posted: 2019-05-24 Expires: 2019-09-01

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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IT Senior Application Development Innovation Engineer - Eden Prairie, MN

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Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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